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Speaking of mail etc

On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 08:38:58PM -0400, John Abreau wrote:
> When I receive an html message myself, I habitually delete it 
> on the assumption that it's spam. 
> As for the mailing lists, they're configured to only allow 
> subscribers to post. Non-subscribers' messages get queued for 
> administrative review, and those messages almost always turn 
> out to be spam. 
> Occasionally something legitimate gets caught, for instance when 
> somebody subscribed with an "" address posts from a 
> "" address, and I'd generally pass those along if I 
> don't remember seeing them already re-posted by the author. 
> However, when I review these messages, the first thing I notice is 
> if they're plain-text or html. Anything that's html I delete with 
> no further analysis. 

For which, we are very grateful!  

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